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Nancy Grace Can't Avoid Taped Deposition

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Nancy Grace will have her deposition videotaped when she appears in an Atlanta court today regarding the wrongful death suit filed against her and CNN.

Grace, the host of HLN's highest rated news show, and her legal team attempted to prevent the videotaping of her deposition so that clips wouldn't emerge in the future to cause Grace any "annoyance, embarrassment, oppression, and undue harm."

While the court will proceed with videotaping Grace's deposition, according to Ocala.com, U.S. Magistrate Judge Gary R. Jones ruled in a written order late Tuesday that portions of the tape could not be disclosed without prior written permission from the court.

"The judge made the right call," criminal defense attorney Dana Cole told "Good Morning America" today.

Grace and parent company CNN are being sued by the estate of Melinda Duckett, a Leesburg, Florida, mother who killed herself shortly after being interrogated on Grace's show over the disappearance of her toddler son, Trenton.

The wrongful death suit, filed in the Middle District of Florida's Ocala division, accuses Grace of "intentional infliction of emotional distress," which drove the 21-year-old Melinda Duckett to take her own life on September 8, 2006, shortly before the show was set to air.

The trial is scheduled to take place in July.

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